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  • June 22, 2015
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who's ever watched a video of a cat too big to fit in a cardboard box still try to fit in that box, a new study indicates that watching cat videos boosts energy and positive emotions. *opens Youtube* Make me smile, cats, give me energy.... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2015
    This is a video of YouTuber TAOFLEDERMAUS demonstrating what happens when you add a little Coke to molten lead. It makes weird, swirly shaped pancakes. I don't know, something to do with the Leidenfrost Effect. You know, science. What do I care, I just want to drink it all ... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a video about Vantablack (not to be confused with Vanna White, who is 58 and has been flipping letters on Wheel Of Fortune for 33 years and doesn't look a day over stunning), a material made of millions of carbon nanotubes that absorbs 99.96% of all light that hits it. ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is a video of Backyard Brains co-founder Greg Gage hooking two people up with electrodes so anytime the woman thinks of moving her hand, she moves the man's hand as well. The system is available for purchase from Backyard Brains (which sells basic kits for people interest... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2015
    The first brontosaurus fossils were described by paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh in 1879. But then in 1903 a group of scientists reviewing fossil remains decided that the previously described brontosaurus wasn't actually it's own genus, but a species of apatasaurus. And ... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2015
    The following is Neil DeGrasse Tyson's favorite science joke. It's perfect for those of you who are into physics and corny science jokes. It's not so perfect for those of you who don't know what a Higgs boson particle is, and only like penis jokes. Obviously, it was complete... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2015
    VeinViewer is a handheld system developed by the Christie Medical Holdings company that uses near-infrared light to detect the location of a patient's veins, then project them on the skin in real time so doctors and nurses don't miss when they stick you. Personally I've never ... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2015
    This is a picture taken by the scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland of light acting as both a wave and particle at the same time. Fascinating. (Fascinating is what you say when you don't understand something but don't want to LET ON... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    Note: Video is NSFW on account of a green, 12-foot dino peen at the end of the song around 1:20. This is a video from FOXADHD featuring a 'Scientifically Accurate' version of Barney the dinosaur. Apparently he wouldn't have been as friendly as the 90's children's show may hav... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2015
    This is a piece of metal that's been laser-etched with "micro- and nanoscale structures" by scientists at the University of Rochester to increase its hydrophobic (water-repellant) properties. The scientists believe it's a significantly better solution than chemical coatings, n... / Continue →